Scene 23 April


WHO: Artist Ewan Dougall with wife Sarah McDougall (left) and Jenny Muller

WHAT: Launch of Ewan McDougall/Jenufa Waiti exhibition
WHEN: Last Friday
Toi o Tahuna gallery 

WHO: (from left) Stacy McTaggart, Bex Harrex, Louise Ryan, Koto Bakani and Kat Coulter

WHAT: Arrowtown Autumn Festival Rilean “Stars of the Silver Screen” Anniversary Ball
WHEN: Last Saturday
Arrowtown Hall

WHO: (from left) Natasha and Simon Walton, Chararssi Smith and Daragh Cantwell

WHAT: Arrowtown Autumn Festival Mind, Body & Soul Expo
WHEN: Last Sunday
WHERE: Arrowtown Hall


WHO: Civic award winner Margaret O’Hanlon (centre) with husband Nigel Hirst and QLDC arts & events facilitator Jan Maxwell

WHAT: Heart of the District Awards
WHEN: Last Friday
WHERE: Memorial Hall

WHO: (from left) former internationals Vaughan Brown, Trevor Franklin, Dipak Patel and Ewen Chatfield 

WHAT: Mercure Masters cricket tournament launch
WHEN: Last Friday
WHERE: Mercure Resort

WHO: (from left) Dave and Michelle Bradley, Graeme and Tessa Jackson

WHAT: Michelle Bradley/Tessa Jackson joint 40th birthday party
WHEN: Last Saturday
Queenstown Resort College


WHO: Deputy Prime Minister Bill English with Cardrona Alpine Resort’s Sarah Cook (left) and Skyline Gondola Restaurant & Luge’s Sally King

WHAT: Southland Institute of Technology Queenstown Campus opening
WHEN: Last Friday
WHERE: Remarkables Park’s Dart House


WHO: (from left) Maria Crangle, Katie Te Paa, Sadie Crangle and Kristie-Lee Crangle

WHAT: Sadie Crangle hen’s party
WHEN: Last Saturday
WHERE: Pig & Whistle


WHO: (from left) Brooke Mitchell, Steve Richens and David Ovendale

WHAT: Steve Richens stag party
WHEN: Last Saturday
WHERE: Mantra Restaurant


WHO: (from left) John Mahaffie, John McCormack, Tom Pryde, Barry Robertson, Peter Ritchie, Harriet Brinsley and Warren Skerrett

WHAT: Lake Wakatipu swim from Cecil Peak to Queenstown Bay
WHEN: Easter Sunday
WHERE: Cecil Peak’s Refuge Beach 


(from left) Wakatipu Rowing Club president Hans Arnestedt, wife Dot Arnestedt, Sue Wales and Sharon Frew

WHAT: Lake Hayes rowing regatta
WHEN: Last Sunday
WHERE: Lake Hayes


WHO: (from left) Braden Lee, Chris Julian, Mark Wilson, Stacey Rout, Hayden Argyle and Mark Shearer

WHAT: Queenstown Ice Blacks crew celebrate winning Division 3 world champs
WHEN: Last Thursday
WHERE: Dunedin Ice Stadium

WHO: (from left) Remarkable Sweet Shop’s Kisani Poole, Jono Palmer and Mimmi Mansson

WHAT: Arrowtown Autumn Festival parade day
WHEN: Last Saturday
WHERE: New Orleans